This 1984 collection of essays brings together the research on Johann Mattheson (1681-1764), an influential musician and chronicler of musical thought in eighteenth-century Germany. The essays explore the cultural climate of Hamburg during Mattheson's lifetime; Mattheson as a composer; Mattheson's relationship to his contemporaries; and Mattheson's influence on developing musical theories and aesthetics.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 510
Weight: 890 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 29 mm
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